Denim on Denim Lite

The denim on denim trend hasn’t gone mainstream for a reason: it’s hard to commit to that much denim in one outfit. For many, and this is generally the case with my clients, wearing a denim jacket with a pair of jeans can feel overly masculine, stiff, cowboy-esque, hard-edged or matchy-matchy.

Three Tips for Cleaning Light-Coloured Shoes

I wear light-coloured footwear most of the time, rain or shine. And yes, it does get dirty. But I’m vigilant about keeping my …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 30, 2015

The Chuck Taylor sneaker is getting a makeover, Levi’s is expanding its recycling programme, Tadashi Shoji branches out into …

Link Love: A Colourful World

Photographer Justin Barbin dresses to the nines, and hopes that his kaleidoscopic and playful suit looks will “encourage others …

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The Unstoppable Long Cozy Cardigan

I was surprised by the popularity of the long cozy cardigan among my clients at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Cardigans are …

Greg’s Anniversary Sale Purchases

Greg doesn’t like to shop for himself, but he does like to wear nice clothes. So when I had some time in between client …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Footwear and Accessories

Finally, here are my top picks for footwear and accessories. Designer shoes and dressy shoes were disappointing this year, and so were …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Coats, Jackets and Vests

There were fewer coats and more jackets this year. It was good to see roomy coat styles, because those are the only silhouettes that …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Knitwear and Tops

The knitwear is usually good at the NAS and this year was no exception. It was great to see an assortment of silhouettes, fabrics and …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Skirts, Trousers and Jeans

My top picks for skirts is short and sweet because they weren’t the strength of the sale. Clients did a LOT better with dresses …

Link Love: The Changing Denim Landscape

With huge competition and denim preferences that continue to change, Citizens of Humanity has still seen sales grow in the double …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 28, 2015

A new Costume Institute exhibition, Hugo Boss going fur free, a sneak peek at Christophe Lemaire for Uniqlo, and other style news that …

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Link Love: Australian Stylewatch

I’m enjoying The Guardian’s Oz Stylewatch series, and wanted to share three pieces I found particularly interesting: This …

Watermelon Birthday Lace

Although I’m working a hectic shift helping clients with their preselections at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I’m wearing …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Almost Here

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale always generates a lot of excitement. Many YLF readers love the fact that unlike typical end of season …

12 Ways To Dress for the Heat

Many parts of the world are experiencing a heatwave right now. Having lived in tropical Hong Kong and Mediterranean Cape Town for much …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 27, 2015

A new documentary about the plus-size modelling world, Donna Karan is stepping down at Donna Karan International, sneakers made from …

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Link Love: Personal Stories

This week, I’d like to share two thought-provoking pieces that go into how a certain aspect of your style or beauty regime can …

June Recap: Summer Footwear

Summer is well and truly here in all the places we’ve been over the last month, which includes London, Amsterdam and here at home …

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Fashion News Roundup: Week 26, 2015

The top lipstick shades across the world, an Audrey Hepburn exhibition in London, Alexander Wang bringing back his greatest hits, and …

Link Love: Wedding Guest Outfits

If you are looking for ideas on what to wear to the weddings you’ve been invited to this Summer, then these links might come in …

The Pros and Cons of Online Shopping

Online shopping continues to gain momentum. Having potential wardrobe items shipped to your doorstep still kind of blows my mind …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 25, 2015

G-Star RAW makes eco-friendly pledge, Target recruits bloggers for its new swimwear campaign, Speedo signs an Olympic medallist, and …

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Link Love: Nail Art

Design Sponge is currently doing a three-part series on DIY nail art projects for those of us with shorter nails. Here are the first …

Second Base Camisoles For Hot Weather

I’ve suggested the Second Base camisole before, but it bears repeating. If you’re after a camisole that keeps you cool and …

A Third Piece That Completes the Outfit

The third piece is often the one that takes an outfit to the next level by making it look more finished, pulled together, fashionable …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 24, 2015

Swatch will start selling sunglasses, an eco-friendly clothing collection from Marks & Spencer, Nike becomes the official apparel …

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Link Love: The Era of Customization

A growing number of customers are looking for personalized shopping experiences at lower prices and a curated selection specifically …

Tried and Tested Comfortable Sandals

I recently asked our forum members to recommend their most comfortable Summer sandals. They were quick to oblige and as a …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 23, 2015

Kate Spade is returning to the fashion world, two new designer collaborations, and more news from the style trenches this week. To …

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Link Love: Summer Hats

Sporting a Summer hat is an easy way to make a style statement, and helps shield us from harmful UV rays. Bucket hats are having their …

A New Combination of Old Items

In the last outfit I posted — Boho Lite in Arizona — all the items are new. This is rare, because I usually mix newer …

Visibility of Member Photos in the Forum

Today we’re making another change that was inspired by responses to the YLF survey. For several years now it has been possible …

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